December 10, 2004


THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2004, at 10:00 a.m.

Board Room, Administration Building, Golden Gate Bridge Toll Plaza, San Francisco, CA

MEMBERS: Chair Stroeh; Vice Chair Pahre; Directors Boro, Cochran, Eddie, Murray and Shahum; President Smith (Ex Officio)



Ratification of Actions by the Auditor-Controller

a.  Ratify Commitments and/or Disbursements

b.  Ratify Previous Investments

c.  Authorize Investments

d.  Investment Report, November 2004


Authorize Budget Adjustment(s) and/or Transfer(s)

a.  None


Authorize Actions Related to Grant Programs

a.  None

4. Approve Continuation and Amendment to Letters of Agreement for Local Bus Transit Services to Schools Within the Ross Valley and Larkspur School Districts for the 2004/2005 School Year
5. Authorize Execution of a Contract with the Marin County Transit District for a Six----Month Ride and Roll Program on Regional Bus Routes
6. Authorize Extension of a Maintenance Agreement with InTranS Group, Inc., for Lane Hardware and Software Support Services for the FasTrak Project
7. Discussion Regarding Development of a Strategic Plan for Achieving Long-Term Financial Stability
8. Review of Golden Gate Bridge Traffic/Tolls and Bus and Ferry Transit Patronage/Fares for Four Months Ending October 2004

Review of Financial Statements for Four Months Ending October 2004

a. Statement of Revenue and Expenses

b. Statement of Capital Programs and Expenditures


Closed Session:

Conference with Legal Counsel – Pending Litigation
Government Code Section 54956.9(a)

a. Report of Claims Management, Inc.

1. Marion Fabrique vs. Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District

2. James Johnson vs. Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District

3. Henry Hernandez vs. Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District (Finance-Auditing Committee only)

b. Report of Sterling & Clack

1. Craig LaPointe vs. Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District

11. Public Comment(s) (See Note Below)
12. Adjournment

/s/ Janet S. Tarantino, Secretary of the District

Meeting Note: This Committee meeting may be attended by Members of the Board of Directors who do not serve on this Committee. In the event that a quorum of the entire Board is present, this Committee shall act as a Committee of the Whole.

A vote of the Committee of the Whole does not constitute final Board action. All Committee actions must be ratified by the full Board of Directors.

All items appearing on the agenda are subject to action by the Committee.

Public Comment Note: This portion of the meeting, not to exceed thirty (30) minutes, has been allocated for public comments concerning items of interest within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Committee. Each individual will be allotted three (3) minutes. Said time frames may be extended only upon approval of the Committee.

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